Hong Kong to Start Consultations on Democratic Reforms

Hong Kong will begin consultations today on the reforms for the Chief Executive election in 2017 and the Legislative Council election in 2016, according to a statement on the government website.

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam will make a statement in the legislature today on the consultations, according to the statement.

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